Acquiring Information Security skills is the new buzzword this year 2015 to distinguish a professional from the crowd. It goes without saying, that EC Council (International Council of E-Commerce Consultants) is known as the largest certification body for Information Security professionals and EC Council Certifications are very popular among IT fraternity.
EC-Council is an internationally recognized, member-based, certifications body that provides information security and e-business skills to the aspired participants across globe. Recently EC-Council is awarded American National Standards Institute to meet its ANSI 17024 standard. Also, known for designing and creating the world famous ethical hacking course i.e. Certified Ethical Hacker – CEH training. There are other popular information security courses that the organization provides, such as – Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator (CHFI), EC-Council Certified Security Analyst (ECSA)/License Penetration Tester (LPT) among other courses.
EC-Council Advance Technology programs are offered in over 92 countries and they have trained over 120,000 professionals. Also, certified more than 60,000 security professionals through network of global training partners.
There are professionals those who have attained EC-Council Certifications and belong to best organizations of the world such as – the FBI, Microsoft, the US Army, IBM and the United Nations. The organization has also featured some of the best publications and media including The Wall Street Journal, Fox Business News, CNN, The Herald Tribune, The Economic Times, The Gazette and other online, like USA Today, The Christian Science Monitor, ABC, Boston and Gulf News.
Recently, EC Council, the leading provider of certifications and training in the information security domain, has partnered with Institute of Advance Network Technology- IANT, to get maximum number of students and professionals across India.
Survey report – a glimpse
As per recent data, India requires 4.7 lakh cyber security professionals by 2015 to serve export market and for the protection of IT infrastructure in the country. Information security market in the country is estimated to be around USD 218 million, and is expected to have an annual growth rate of 20-30 percent and is observed to have CAGR of 16.4 percent from 2011-2016.
The above data clearly shows that the market demand of such professionals is further going to increase in coming days. However, to assist filling this gap and availability of skilled professionals, one needs to attain EC Council Certifications, upon seeking CEHv8 course from Authorized training institute.
There are several training programs that are available in the market to ensure that the college graduates and aspirants are aptly skilled to advance their career in cyber security or information security, such as – EC-Council Bootcamp training, EC-council classroom training and online classes.
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